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Burkina Faso coup leader says vote still expected by 2024

Burkina Faso's new junta leader says the military still hopes to hold a new election by 2024
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Soldiers loyal to Capt. Ibrahim Traore walk in the streets of Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, Sunday, Oct. 2, 2022. Burkina Faso's new junta leadership is calling for calm after the French Embassy and other buildings were attacked. (AP Photo/Kilaye Bationo)
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Libya’s Tripoli government signs economic deals with Turkey

One of Libya’s rival governments has signed preliminary economic and maritime deals with Turkey in a move that has inflamed tensions with the other administration
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Ukrainian forces reclaim key territory in the Donbas region

Just one day after Russian President Putin illegally declared the city of Lyman as an annexed Russian territory, Ukrainian forces retook the city in a major success for Ukraine.
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VIDEO: Ukrainian forces reclaim key territory in the Donbas region
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Poland demands $1.3 trillion in war damages from Germany

Poland's foreign minister has signed an official note to Germany requesting some $1.3 trillion in reparations for the damage incurred by occupying Nazi Germans during World War II
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Germany's Foreign Minister Annalena Baerbock speaks during a high level Security Council meeting on the situation in Ukraine, Thursday, Sept. 22, 2022, at United Nations headquarters. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)
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Bolsonaro surprisingly strong, forces Brazil runoff

Jair Bolsonaro considerably outperformed the polls in Brazil’s presidential election, proving that the far-right wave he rode to the presidency remains a force
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Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro, who is running for another term, gestures during a press conference after general election polls closed in in Brasilia, Brazil, Sunday, Oct. 2, 2022. (AP Photo/Eraldo Peres)
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UK scraps tax cut for wealthy that sparked market turmoil

The British government has dropped plans to cut income tax for top earners
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British Chancellor of the Exchequer Kwasi Kwarteng, left, and British Prime Minister Liz Truss at the Conservative Party annual conference at the International Convention Centre in Birmingham, England, Sunday Oct. 2, 2022. (Stefan Rousseau/PA via AP)
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Ukrainian troops claim gains in Russia annexed region

The Ukrainians recent push with their offensive has embarrassed Moscow.
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Ukrainian servicemen sit on T-80 tank that they claimed had been captured from the Russian army in Bakhmut, Ukraine, Sunday, Oct. 2, 2022. (AP Photo/Inna Varenytsia)
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Kenya 'effectively' lifts ban on genetically modified crops

Kenya’s new president says the Cabinet has “effectively” lifted the country’s ban on openly cultivating genetically modified crops, reversing a decade-old decision as the East African country struggles with food security and a deadly drought
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Report: Mexico continued to use spyware against activists

The Mexican government or army has alledgedly continued to use spyware designed to hack into the cellphones of activists, despite a pledge by President Andrés Manuel López Obrador to end such practices
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Death toll in last week's Kabul school blast climbs to 52

A tally compiled by The Associated Press shows that last week’s suicide bombing at a Kabul education center killed as many as 52 people, more than double the death toll acknowledged by Taliban officials
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A man cleans a Hazara education center that was destroyed in Friday's suicide bombing in Kabul, Afghanistan, Saturday, Oct. 1, 2022. Last week’s suicide bombing at the Kabul education center killed as many as 52 people, more than double the death toll acknowledged by Taliban officials, according to a tally compiled by The Associated Press on Monday. Dozens more were injured in Friday's blast, making it one of the bloodiest attacks since the Taliban seized control of Afghanistan more than a year ago. (AP Photo/Ebrahim Noroozi)
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EU, Israel hold high-level talks for first time in a decade

The European Union and Israel have held high-level talks for the first time in a decade
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European Union foreign policy chief Josep Borrell, right, greets Israel's Minister of Intelligence Elazar Stern prior to a meeting of the EU-Israel Association Council at the EU Council building in Brussels on Monday, Oct. 3, 2022. (AP Photo/Virginia Mayo)
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Greece: Unruly passenger forced landing, had fake ID

Police in Greece say a 41-year-old Tunisian man has been arrested for alleged disorderly behavior on a commercial flight that prompted the pilot to make an unscheduled landing in the northern Greek city of Thessaloniki
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Hungary, Austria and Serbia work together to stem migration

The leaders of Hungary, Austria and Serbia have met in Budapest to find solutions on how to stem the increasing number of migrants arriving in Europe
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FILE - Operational police officers walk along the service route of Hungary's border with Serbia near Roszke, Southern Hungary, Wednesday, Sept. 28, 2022. The leaders of Hungary, Austria and Serbia met Monday in Budapest to find solutions on how to stem the recently increasing number of migrants arriving in Europe. (Tibor Rosta/MTI via AP, File)
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Leaders of some NATO member countries back membership for Ukraine

Meanwhile, Ukrainian forces took back control of the key hub of Lyman in the Donbas region just one day after Russia annexed four occupied territories.
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VIDEO: Leaders of some NATO member countries back membership for Ukraine
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Al-Shabab attack kills at least 12 people in Somali city

Officials and witnesses say at least 12 people are dead after extremist fighters targeted a local government headquarters in the capital of Somalia’s Hiran region, which has been the center of a recent mobilization against al-Shabab
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Hurricane Orlene hits Mexico's Pacific coast near Mazatlan

Hurricane Orlene has made landfall on Mexico’s Pacific coast near the tourist town of Mazatlan
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People relax at the beach front in Mazatlan, Mexico, Sunday, Oct. 2, 2022. Hurricane Orlene, at Category 3 strength, is heading for a collision with Mexico's northwest Pacific coast between the tourist towns of Mazatlan and San Blas. (AP Photo/Fernando Llano)
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UN: 5.7 million Pakistani flood victims to face food crisis

The United Nations humanitarian agency is warning that 5.7 million flood survivors in Pakistan will face a food crisis in the next three months
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A young girl plays outside her tent at a relief camp, in Jaffarabad, a district in the southwestern Baluchistan province, Pakistan, Thursday, Sept. 29, 2022. Almost 3 million children in Pakistan may miss at least one semester because of flood damage to schools, officials said Thursday, following heavy monsoon rains likely worsened by climate change. (AP Photo/Zahid Hussain)
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Marcos trip to watch Singapore F1 races sparks criticism

A trip by Philippine President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. to Singapore over the weekend to watch Formula One races has come under attack from critics who described it as “utterly callous” while thousands of Filipinos remain displaced due to a recent typhoon
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Bosnia's sectarian parties poised to retain power after vote

Bosnia’s long-entrenched sectarian parties are poised to be the overall winners of the country’s general election despite symbolic successes by some opposition candidates who ran on a corruption-fighting agenda
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Denis Becirovic of Social Democratic Party (SDP) speaks at a news conference where he declared himself the winner of the Bosniak seat of the tripartite Bosnian Presidency in Sarajevo, Bosnia, Sunday, Oct. 2, 2022. (AP Photo/Armin Durgut)
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Iran's supreme leader breaks silence on protests, blames U.S.

Iran’s supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has responded publicly to the biggest protests in Iran in years, breaking weeks of silence to condemn the “rioting” and accuse the United States and Israel of planning the protests
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In this picture released by the official website of the office of the Iranian supreme leader, Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, center, reviews a group of armed forces cadets during their graduation ceremony accompanied by commanders of the armed forces, at the police academy in Tehran, Iran, Monday, Oct. 3, 2022. (Office of the Iranian Supreme Leader via AP)
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Hurricane Orlene hits Mexican coast near resort city of Mazatlan

Hurricane Orlene hits Mexican coast near resort city of Mazatlan
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Sweden sends special diving vessel to area of pipeline leaks

Sweden's navy says it has sent a vessel capable of “advanced diving missions” to the Baltic Sea area where ruptured undersea pipelines leaked natural gas for days
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In this photo provided by the Armed Forces of Denmark, a view the disturbance in the water above the gas leak, in the Baltic Sea, Thursday, Sept. 29, 2022. Following the suspected sabotage this week of the Nord Stream 1 and 2 pipelines that carry Russian natural gas to Europe, there were two leaks off Sweden, including a large one above North Stream 1, and a smaller one above North Stream 2. (Rune Dyrholm/Armed Forces of Denmark via AP)
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Jerzy Urban, spokesman for Polish communist govt, dies at 89

A spokesman for Poland’s communist-era government in the 1980s who masterminded state propaganda and censorship for a regime in the final years before its collapse has died
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FILE - Former Polish communist-era government spokesman Jerzy Urban listens to the court during a hearing in case he is accused of insulting Polish-born Pope John Paul, in Warsaw, Jan.18, 2005. A spokesman for Poland’s communist-era government in the 1980s who masterminded state propaganda and censorship for a regime in the final years before its collapse has died. He was 89 years old. Urban's death was announced on Monday by a satirical weekly magazine which he founded and led in the post-1989 era. (AP Photo/Alik Keplicz, File)
October 03

Stained glass window restoration underway at Notre Dame Cathedral

Master glassmakers and artistic locksmiths were selected across France to restore stained glass windows at Notre Dame Cathedral after the 2019 fire. The cathedral is scheduled to reopen in 2024.
October 03
VIDEO: Stained glass window restoration underway at Notre Dame Cathedral
October 03

Giorgia Meloni's rise to power raises fears in migrant communities

There are about 5 million foreign-born residents in Italy.
October 03
Brothers of Italy's leader Giorgia Meloni shows a placard reading in Italian "Thank you Italy" at her party's electoral headquarters, Sept. 26, 2022, in Rome.
October 03

Man appears in UK court charged with 9-year-old's murder

A man has appeared in a court in the English city of Liverpool charged with the murder of a 9-year-old girl who was shot dead in her own home
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After years of EU scrutiny, Greece promises balanced budget

Greece has promised to return to a budget surplus in 2023, submitting its first spending blueprint in 12 years that isn't under the direct scrutiny of European bailout lenders
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Live Updates: Russia-Ukraine War

The Russian military has acknowledged that Kyiv’s forces have broken through Moscow’s defenses in the Kherson region
October 03
A Ukrainian serviceman holds his body armour on the top of Ukrainian Soviet-made T-64 tank in Bakhmut, Ukraine, Sunday, Oct. 2, 2022. (AP Photo/Inna Varenytsia)
October 03

Heavy rain swells rivers, causing floods in much of Thailand

Heavy rain in northern, northeastern and central Thailand has worsened severe flooding in many parts of the country, as authorities ordered the release of water into already overflowing rivers from dams that were filled to capacity
October 03
Residents paddle through floodwaters in Ubon Ratchathani province, northeastern Thailand, Monday, Oct. 3, 2022. Heavy rainfall in northern, northeastern and central Thailand on Monday fueled severe flooding, as some areas were further threatened as the authorities had to order pressure on filled to capacity dams eased by releasing water into already overflowing rivers. (AP Photo/Nava Sangthong)
October 03

Portugal abuse cases mount amid questions over Nobel bishop

Clergy sexual abuse cases are casting a pall over the Catholic Church in Portugal
October 03
FILE - Nobel Peace Prize laureate, East Timor bishop Carlos Filipe Ximenes Belo displays his certificate and medal during the Nobel ceremony at the Oslo townhall, on Dec. 10, 1996. Belo has been accused in a Dutch magazine article of sexually abusing boys in East Timor in the 1990s, rocking the Catholic Church in the impoverished nation and forcing officials at the Vatican and his religious order to scramble to provide answers. (AP Photo/Bjoern Sigurdsoen, File)
October 03

Russia's lower house of parliament endorses treaties for 4 regions of Ukraine to join Russia

Russia's lower house of parliament endorses treaties for 4 regions of Ukraine to join Russia
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Pakistan court accepts ex-PM Khan's apology in contempt case

A defense lawyer says a Pakistani court has accepted former Prime Minister Imran Khan’s apology in a contempt case stemming from his outburst against a female judge during a rally that was seen as a threat to the judiciary
October 03
FILE - Pakistan's former Prime Minister Imran Khan, center, addresses during an anti-government rally in Islamabad, Pakistan, Saturday, Aug. 20, 2022. A Pakistani court on Monday, Oct. 3, 2022 accepted Khan's written apology in a contempt case stemming from his outburst against a female judge that was seen as a threat, court officials and a defense lawyer said. (AP Photo/W.K. Yousafzai, File)
October 03

Fleeing Russians follow path of 1917 refugees to Istanbul

Vladimir Putin’s military draft “changed everything” for the tens of thousands of Russians who have fled their country since the Russian leader’s mobilization was announced last month
October 03
A "Russians Against War" poster hangs inside the home of Eva Rapoport, the Istanbul coordinator for The Ark, a group helping Russians fleeing their country, in Istanbul, Turkey, Friday, Sept. 30, 2022. Vladimir Putin's military draft "changed everything" for the tens of thousands of Russians who have fled their country since the Russian leader's mobilization was announced last month, according to recent arrivals in Istanbul. (AP Photo/Khalil Hamra)
October 03

Palestinians: Israel military kills 2 during West Bank raid

Palestinian officials say the Israeli military has killed two Palestinians in the occupied West Bank
October 03
Tires set fire by Palestinians burn at the site where two Palestinians were shot and killed by the Israeli army in the Jalazone refugee camp near the city of Ramallah, West Bank, Monday, Oct. 3, 2022. Palestinian officials say the Israeli military has killed two Palestinians in the occupied West Bank. The Israeli military says it was on an arrest raid early Monday and alleges the two suspects tried to ram their car into soldiers, a claim that could not be independently verified. (AP Photo/Majdi Mohammed)
October 03

Iran's supreme leader, in 1st remarks on Iran protests, condemns rioting as 'unnatural,' 'planned' by non-Iranians

Iran's supreme leader, in 1st remarks on Iran protests, condemns rioting as 'unnatural,' 'planned' by non-Iranians
October 03
October 03

UK and allies meet to discuss pipeline security after blasts

British Defense Secretary Ben Wallace says the Joint Expeditionary Force alliance of nations will meet Monday to discuss the safety of undersea pipelines and cables after blasts ruptured two natural gas pipelines in the Baltic Sea
October 03
Britain's Defence Secretary Ben Wallace, front, arrives in Downing Street in London, Wednesday, Sept. 7, 2022 for the first cabinet meeting since Liz Truss was installed as British Prime Minister a day earlier. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein)
October 03

Somalia says a top al-Shabab extremist leader is killed

Somali authorities say a top leader of the al-Shabab extremist group has been killed in a joint operation by the Somali National Army and international partner forces
October 03
FILE - Armed al-Shabab fighters ride on pickup trucks as they prepare to travel into the city, just outside the capital Mogadishu, in Somalia on Dec. 8, 2008. Somali authorities said Monday, Oct. 3, 2022 that Abdullahi Nadir, a top leader of the al-Shabab extremist group who had a $3 million bounty on his head by the United States, was killed Saturday, Oct. 1, 2022 in a joint operation by the Somali National Army and international partner forces. (AP Photo/Farah Abdi Warsameh, File)
October 03

Ukrainian troops continue offensive, claim new gains

Ukrainian troops have continued to push on with their offensive that has embarrassed Moscow, with Kyiv officials and foreign observers hinting at new gains in the southern strategic region of Kherson
October 03
A Ukrainian serviceman sits on a T-80 tank that they claimed had been captured from the Russian army, in Bakhmut, Ukraine, Sunday, Oct. 2, 2022. (AP Photo/Inna Varenytsia)
October 03

Center-right party wins on pledges to stabilize Bulgaria

Bulgaria's central election commission says the center-right GERB party of ex-premier Boyko Borissov appears to be the winner of the parliamentary election, with nearly 99% of the ballots counted
October 03
Ex-Prime Minister Boyko Borissov talks to his supporters during election campaign event in Sofia, Sunday, Sept. 25, 2022. Bulgarians will go to the polls for the fourth time in less than two years in a general election overshadowed this time by the war in Ukraine, by rising energy costs and a galloping inflation. (AP Photo/Valentina Petrova)
October 03

AP PHOTOS: Kolkata artists paint, mold idols for Durga Puja

Spirits are soaring in India's “City of Joy” as tens of thousands of people jostle on Kolkata's streets in celebration of “Durga Puja,” the most important festival of the Bengali community. The five-day festival that began Saturday is marked by prayers to the Hindu goddess Durga, feasts, rejoicing, music, dance and drama marking the victory of good over evil. People visit richly illuminated and decorated community centers with idols of Durga and other goddesses worshipped by the Bengali community. This year's Durga Puja in West Bengal state in eastern India comes after two years of pandemic curbs on large gatherings and follows UNESCO's recognition of Kolkata's festival as part of the "Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity.’’ Artists began preparing for the festival months ago by making thousands of clay idols in Kumortuli, the oldest potters’ colony in Kolkata. The art district has mushroomed in an unplanned way in congested narrow alleys and lanes on the eastern bank of the...
October 03
An unfinished clay idol of Hindu goddess Durga is wrapped with plastic sheet on a roadside temporary studio to protect it from the rain, ahead of Hindu festival Durga Puja at Kumortuli, the potters' place, in Kolkata, India, Sept. 11, 2022. The five-day festival commemorates the slaying of a demon king by goddess Durga, marking the triumph of good over evil. (AP Photo/Bikas Das)
October 03

Turkey's annual inflation hits new 24-year high at 83.45%

Official data show that Turkey’s annual inflation reached a new 24-year high of 83.45% in September, pushing the cost of essential goods higher and further hitting households already facing high energy, food and housing costs
October 03
October 03

UK scraps tax cut for wealthy that sparked market turmoil

The British government has dropped plans to cut income tax for top earners
October 03
British Prime Minister Liz Truss at the Conservative Party annual conference at the International Convention Centre in Birmingham, England, Sunday Oct. 2, 2022. (Stefan Rousseau/PA via AP)
October 03

UK government drops key part of tax cuts package that sparked market turmoil, sent pound plunging

UK government drops key part of tax cuts package that sparked market turmoil, sent pound plunging
October 03
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Top Iran official warns protests could destabilize country

Parliament speaker warns that protests could destabilize the country.
October 02
A woman flashes a victory sign as she walks around in the old main bazaar of Tehran, Iran, Saturday, Oct. 1, 2022. Thousands of Iranians have taken to the streets over the last two weeks to protest the death of Mahsa Amini, a 22-year-old woman who had been detained by the morality police in the capital of Tehran for allegedly wearing her mandatory Islamic veil too loosely. (AP Photo/Vahid Salemi)
October 02

Cat. 3 Hurricane Orlene heads for Mexico's Pacific coast

Hurricane Orlene is at Category 3 strength as it heads for a collision with Mexico’s northwest Pacific coast between the tourist towns of Mazatlan and San Blas
October 02
This satellite image taken at 20:20 UTC and provided by NOAA shows Tropical Storm Orlene on Saturday, Oct. 1, 2022. Orlene grew to hurricane strength Saturday and is heading for an expected landfall early next week on Mexico's northwestern Pacific coast. (NOAA via AP)
October 02

Reformists gain in Bosnia elections, though change unlikely

Reformists who ran on fighting corruption appeared set to win an important race in Bosnia’s elections that could give them greater sway over the direction of the ethnically divided country
October 02
Denis Becirovic of Social Democratic Party (SDP) speaks at a news conference where he declared himself the winner of the Bosniak seat of the tripartite Bosnian Presidency in Sarajevo, Bosnia, Sunday, Oct. 2, 2022. (AP Photo/Armin Durgut)
October 02

Brazil election authority: Bolsonaro, Lula headed to runoff

Former President da Silva got the most votes, but not enough to win outright.
October 02
Voters line up at a polling post in the Mare neighborhood in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Sunday, Oct. 2, 2022. (AP Photo/Matias Delacroix)
October 02

Brazil election authority: Former President Lula da Silva tops 1st round; heads to runoff vs. incumbent Bolsonaro

Brazil election authority: Former President Lula da Silva tops 1st round; heads to runoff vs. incumbent Bolsonaro
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With 90% of votes tallied, ex-President Lula da Silva leads slightly, but Brazil appears headed to run-off vote

With 90% of votes tallied, ex-President Lula da Silva leads slightly, but Brazil appears headed to run-off vote
October 02
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King Charles III to host South African leader in state visit

King Charles III will welcome South African President Cyril Ramaphosa to the U.K. for three days of high-level talks next month, celebrating the first state visit of his reign with the leader of a Commonwealth member with close ties to the royal family
October 02